Independent report

Summary of learning 5: Freight train derailments - v5. May 2024

This document provides a repository of some of the most important areas of learning identified in RAIB’s investigations to date.


Summary of learning - 5. Freight train derailments - v5. May 2024

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RAIB has produced a series of summaries of the learning that has come out of our investigations into accidents and incidents in a range of topic areas.

These are the most significant areas in which we have ongoing concerns about the control of risk in the railway industry. The summaries are intended to describe what the risks are and how they arise, what our investigations have found, and the important areas for safety learning. They will be updated when we publish a new report or safety digest which deals with these topics.


v5. May 2024

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Published 2 April 2020

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